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    What he said. I beat the shit out of my wheels...

    What he said.
    I beat the shit out of my wheels in enduro comps and general rough riding and I've used I9 wheels on my last few builds. I was originally concerned with aluminum spokes in loose rocky...
  2. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Top out bumpers or volume tokens?

    Top out bumpers or volume tokens?
  3. Thread: Shimano brakes

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    What he said

    What he said
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    I've always liked the Dakine Cross-X. Great...

    I've always liked the Dakine Cross-X. Great compromise of protection, palm padding, and cool (temp). They also wear pretty well.
    Bonus is that the touch screen thing actually works.
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    ...continued from post# 1252 above, the new ride....

    ...continued from post# 1252 above, the new ride.
    2020 Ripmo:

    328127

    328128

    Yea, I definitely have a problem :eek:
  6. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Please explain further.

    Please explain further.
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    A. Agreed, they all suck camel. B. No, just...

    A. Agreed, they all suck camel.
    B. No, just aesthetics. That said, the new I-Spec EV has a metric shit-ton of adjustability. Plus its a great excuse for new brakes which will fix "C" below.
    C. No,...
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    Go with your gut. You can't over-service your...

    Go with your gut. You can't over-service your forks. Oil change=good.
  9. Thread: I was JRA...

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    Yea, he'd be carrying that eyeball on a kabob...

    Yea, he'd be carrying that eyeball on a kabob skewer right now.
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    Did you buy it new? If so, I'm sure it did, or...

    Did you buy it new? If so, I'm sure it did, or was supposed to, come with different grommets with holes. Attempting to drill actual holes in soft rubber is an exercise in futility.
    Call Cromag for...
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    99% sure XT pads are interchangable with XTR.

    99% sure XT pads are interchangable with XTR.
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    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php...

    https://www.tetongravity.com/forums/showthread.php/335056-FS-2019-Fox-Factory-36-170mm-fork
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    Ibis Ripmo Frame should be here Wednesday I9...

    Ibis Ripmo
    Frame should be here Wednesday
    I9 Wheels due tomorrow
    Fox 38/XTR/RaceFace build all waiting in the garage.
    HooHoo!!!
  14. Thread: Ask the experts

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    Got a buddy selling the brand new X2 off his...

    Got a buddy selling the brand new X2 off his Ripmo if you're interested
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    I went with the PUSH coil conversion on both my...

    I went with the PUSH coil conversion on both my Nomad (Fox 36) and my wife's Juliana (Pike) for opposite reasons.
    The coil front matches my Nomad's coil rear perfectly and makes a very good bike an...
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    It must be an aftermarket shim that the previous...

    It must be an aftermarket shim that the previous owner installed for his 30.9 post. Problem Solvers makes them.
    Throw it out and used as is.
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    Looking over pictures from the last 6 years. I...

    Looking over pictures from the last 6 years.
    I might have a problem :eek:

    2014 Bronson:
    326015

    Wife's 2014 SC 5010:
    326017

    326018
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    Yea, yea, yea :wink:

    Yea, yea, yea :wink:
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    Nope, luckily for me, just a dirt-bag.:cool:...

    Nope, luckily for me, just a dirt-bag.:cool:
    (Thanks for putting that on on a tee for me)
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    Wife's steazy Juliana Furtado 325429 325430

    Wife's steazy Juliana Furtado

    325429

    325430
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    Yup, that was it

    Yup, that was it
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    Anyone remember the (if I remember correctly)...

    Anyone remember the (if I remember correctly) $300 Campy corkscrew?
  23. https://wheelsmfg.com/derailleur-hangers.html If...

    https://wheelsmfg.com/derailleur-hangers.html
    If they don't make it, it doesn't exist
  24. Pretty sure they've always been frame specific....

    Pretty sure they've always been frame specific.
    Here in the rocky technical steeps of northern New Mexico, I average about 2/year.
    Not broken, mind you, but bent.
    So yes, there is one in both mine...
  25. Once on the Burro climb, at the beginning of...

    Once on the Burro climb, at the beginning of Whole Enchilada, I set the bike down and happened to hit a rock directly on the aluminum valve stem and broke it off.
    I now carry an extra valve stem for...
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    Oh dude, I''m sorry. I thought it was a Ripmo....

    Oh dude, I''m sorry. I thought it was a Ripmo.
    As you were.
  27. Thread: Ibis Ripmo V2

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    What shop? PM me please

    What shop?
    PM me please
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    What he said (although I'd say you can drop the...

    What he said (although I'd say you can drop the hardtail down to about $7-800.
    Avoid things like that Schwinn. Chinese companies will buy out the rights to old semi-credible companies that have gone...
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    Assuming you mean Endura; 2X. They have a lot of...

    Assuming you mean Endura; 2X.
    They have a lot of options for this. A Scottish company would know something about riding in cold weather.
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    Why are you calling that a V2?

    Why are you calling that a V2?
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    SOLD

    SOLD
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    Update: Spent this season on the new Ravens....

    Update:
    Spent this season on the new Ravens.
    Amazing, everything I hoped for. I was concerned with the narrow tips; at 121mm they are the narrowest tipped skis I've been on in years.
    My concerns...
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    Exactly. I prefer right on tang pushing

    Exactly.
    I prefer right on tang pushing
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    Coming from a machinist background, I'd leave the...

    Coming from a machinist background, I'd leave the file flat, not angled. Much easier to get a smooth finish.
    I also think it will be important to offer it as a complete tool (maybe with the option...
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    Bump for super pro deal on pants
    75% off + shipping
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    Black Diamond Quadrant AT Boots 27.0

    Normal scuffs and bruises but in general good shape.
    Liner has one cook.
    SOLD

    313750

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    Awesome!

    Awesome!
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    Very nice

    Very nice
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    Good idea, Thanks

    Good idea,
    Thanks
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    Yeah, I can see that happening. I really just...

    Yeah, I can see that happening. I really just stole the idea from the SkiVisions tool. Pretty sure that's what they used. I just use a file brush to swipe it and I havent had any issues with build-up...
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    I really like the flattener and wanted to get the...

    I really like the flattener and wanted to get the file tool, however, Mark from Ski Visions doesn't seem very confident that the file tool will be available any time soon.
    I went ahead and made my...
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    I've been tuning skis for over 25 years, both...

    I've been tuning skis for over 25 years, both professionally and privately.
    I've always heard finish with nylon and it never made sense.
    After waxing, I always go (soft) brass, brass/hair mix,...
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    Another vote for the SVST. In fact, most of their...

    Another vote for the SVST. In fact, most of their stuff is top notch.
    I really like their brass/horsehair combo followed by a soft horsehair (hand, not roto) buff.
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    I have a used Garbaruk 10-46 XD Cassette (lighter...

    I have a used Garbaruk 10-46 XD Cassette (lighter than XX1) and 11sp chain we could work into it.
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    Yea, like I said, I researched all the...

    Yea, like I said, I researched all the plus//minus stuff before I bought it. There really isn't a downside other than cost.
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    bump for boots
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    Winter, not really dealing with bikes, bump

    Winter, not really dealing with bikes, bump
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    x3 I've been on these exclusively this year. I...

    x3
    I've been on these exclusively this year.
    I was looking for a light weight version on the Devastator (power steering, mank eating, pivot machines) but was concerned with the lack of tip width in...
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